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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Tendring
Town
Wix
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WOLFE, MR WOLFE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22993
Current location

JUNCTION OF OAKLEY RD AND OLD HARWICH RD
Oakley Rd
Wix
Tendring
Essex
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 169 284
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED DEEP BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBELISK. INSCRIPTON IN BLACK LETTERING ION THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
SOUTH FACE: IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945./ (NAMES) NORTH, EAST AND WEST FACE: IN/ HONOUR/ OF THE MEN WHO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainger, W
Bacon, E
Bacon, J A
Baker, G F
Baker, W A
Bareham, F
Bowell, W
Brooks, A
Brooks, E G
Brooks, J W
See details for all 103 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 147
    Served and returned: 125
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 760MM, height C 3150MM, width 760MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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